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RT Quaife Engineering Ltd is an ISO9001 certified business that employs over 80 staff at two high technology facilities in Kent. Precision engineering of high performance drivetrain components for the motorsport sector represents the firm's core business, but Quaife also delivers advanced powertrain solutions for commercial projects, electric vehicles and even desalination plants.

Constantly expanding and operating in a growth sector across a global market place, please review Quaife's current open positions below if you are a highly skilled individual seeking to join our dynamic and committed team.

Current Vacancies:

Quality Control Inspector

As the Gillingham quality control inspector your main duties will be to ensure that our quality management systems are adhered to, and that all products produced are correct to drawing. The role will also include:

Experience in programming / operating CMMs is vital along with a strong engineering background.  Knowledge of Mitutoyo Geopak software would be a distinct advantage, but training would be given to the successful candidate. The opportunity to expand the role to quality engineer is also there for the right person.

 

CNC Operator and Fitter

We are looking for a CNC operator to assist in the running of a variety of CNC machines, including lathes and mills, based predominantly at our Gillingham site.

The role consists mainly of:

In-house training will be given to help you in this role. You will be shown how to read and understand an engineering drawing and measuring equipment. You will also be shown how to assemble a Quaife ATB differential from manufactured parts. In return you must have a good work ethic, good timekeeping, and an attitude geared towards learning.

Any experience in either of machine operating and / or mechanical fitting would be a distinct advantage.

This is a day shift position, working Monday – Thursday 08:00 – 16:30 and Friday 08:00 – 15:30. There is overtime available between 16:30 – 18:00 Monday to Thursday for the right applicant. This is paid at time and one half.

 

CNC Horizontal Milling (Night Shift)
Programmer / Setter Position

We are looking for an experienced, preferably time served, CNC milling programmer / setter for our ten horizontal machining centres, based predominantly at our Gillingham site.
This is a night shift position working Mon – Thur 18:00 – 06:00.

The applicant should be fully conversant in Fanuc and be capable of programming and setting a part from drawing. A good knowledge of fixture design and work holding is required, as the majority of jobs are recurring, and need to be “operator friendly”.

An excellent understanding of materials, tooling, cutting speeds and feeds is essential, as is the ability to work efficiently and to close tolerances.

A high standard of quality is expected from all of our staff.

 

CNC Operator (Night Shift)

We are looking for a night shift CNC operator to assist in the running of a variety of CNC machines, including lathes and mills, based predominantly at our Gillingham site.

The role consists mainly of

In-house training will be given to help you in this role. You will be shown how to read and understand an engineering drawing and measuring equipment. In return you must have a good work ethic, good timekeeping and an attitude geared towards learning.

This is a night shift position, working Monday – Thursday 18:00 – 06:00.

 

CNC Horizontal Milling
Programmer / Setter Position

We are looking for an experienced, preferably time served, CNC Milling Programmer / setter for our ten horizontal machining centres, based predominantly at our Gillingham site.

The applicant should be fully conversant in Fanuc and be capable of programming and setting a part from drawing. A good knowledge of fixture design and work holding is required, as the majority of jobs are recurring, and need to be “operator friendly”.

An excellent understanding of materials, tooling, cutting speeds and feeds is essential, as is the ability to work efficiently and to close tolerances.

A high standard of quality is expected from all of our staff.

 

These job descriptions are designed to help applicants in the understanding of their roles and are not intended to be a definitive list of duties as flexibility in meeting company needs is required by all employees.

Please send your CV to HR@quaife.co.uk and complete the job application form (download form here).

We respectfully request that CVs are sent in by candidates only, no agencies please.